Preface (Clement S. Wardle).
Introduction (Pingguo He).
Part One: Locomotion and sensory capabilities in marine fishes.
Chapter 1: Swimming in marine fishes (John J. Videler and Pingguo He).
Chapter 2: Fish vision and its role in fish capture (Takafumi Arimoto, Christopher W. Glass and Xiumei Zhang).
Chapter 3: Hearing in marine fishes and its application in fisheries (Hong Young Yan, Kazuhiko Anraku and Ricardo P. Babaran).
Part Two: Fish behavior near fishing gears during capture processes.
Chapter 4: Fish behavior near bottom trawls (Paul D. Winger, Steve Eayrs and Christopher W. Glass).
Chapter 5: Fish behavior in relation to longlines (Svein Løkkeborg, Anders Fernö and Odd-Børre Humborstad).
Chapter 6: Fish pots: fish behavior, capture processes and conservation issues (Bjarti Thomson, Odd-Børre Humborstad and Dag M. Furevik).
Chapter 7: Large-scale fish traps: gear design, fish behavior and conservation challenges (Pingguo He and Yoshihiro Inoue).
Chapter 8: Fish behavior near gillnets: capture processes and influencing factors (Pingguo He and Michael Pol).
Chapter 9: Electric senses of fish and its application in marine fisheries (Hans Polet).
Part Three: Contemporary issues in capture and conservation in marine fisheries.
Chapter 10: Technical measures to reduce bycatch and discards in trawl fisheries (Norman Graham).
Chapter 11: Mortality of animals that escape fishing gears or are discarded after capture: Approaches to minimize mortality (Petri Suuronen and Daniel L. Erickson).
Chapter 12: Effect of trawling on the seabed and mitigation measures to reduce impact (Pingguo He and Paul D. Winger).
Chapter 13: Measures to reduce interactions of marine magafauna with fishing operations (Dominic Rihan).
“It is my hope that this book will stimulate continued technological advances, thereby reducing the destructive effects of commercial fishing.” (The Quarterly Review of Biology, 1 March 2012)
- Synthesis of current research and valuable knowledge that will help reduce bycatch and discards in commercial fisheries
- Review of basic fish behavioral principles and patterns and their relation to capture methods and conservation efforts
- Contributions from leading international applied fish behaviorists and fishing gear technologists